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War Bride (2001)
"The War Bride" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  29 November 2002 (UK)
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WW2: In London, Lily marries a Canadian soldier who goes off to war. She and her newborn daughter are invited to come and live with his family in Canada, where conditions are not as ... See full summary »

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Joe
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Sylvia
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Schyler McLaren ...
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Gabrielle McLaren ...
Lindy
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Louie (as Ben Weinberger)
Dorothy A. Haug ...
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Dee Dee
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WW2: In London, Lily marries a Canadian soldier who goes off to war. She and her newborn daughter are invited to come and live with his family in Canada, where conditions are not as splendid as he had described. And nobody knows if and when he will return. Written by Roald, Norway

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The second scene is set at a dance in a pub. The wall is decorated with the flags of UK, USA and Canada. The modern Canadian flag, not the 1941 flag, is used. See more »

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Brilliant film!
8 June 2003 | by (Essex, England) – See all my reviews

I have just watched this film and I think it is brilliant. It begins with Lily (Anna Friel) meeting Charlie (a Canadian soldier) at a dance. She is swept off her feet and they are soon married. Charlie promises that he will get her away from London and look after her. As Charlie goes back to Europe to fight, Lily gives birth to a girl and soon after receives a letter instructing her to go and live with her Mother and Sister in-law in Canada. Charlie has led her to believe that he lives on a big Canadian ranch. However this is a slight exaggeration! Without giving to much away she is not made to feel welcome by any of Charlie's family or friends, but wins over their friendship by just being kind and human. Just as she wins them over, Charlie returns from the war, a broken man. The film portrays the emotions of wartime and you feel for every character involved in the film. I cannot recommend it enough. Anna Friel was excellent!

If you love 1940's era films, this is a must.


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